Events

Upcoming Events

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: The Rohingya Exodus: Orchestrated Violence and Strategies of Survival

Tuesday, 23 January, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

The Rohingyas violently expelled by Myanmar are not recognized as international refugees by Bangladesh. Despite lacking citizenship and the right to work, they have sought to survive through covert employment in labour markets and clientelist relations that provide protection for a price.

Speaker(s): 
Shapan Adnan

Conference: Rethinking Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East (Day 1)

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
09:00 to 18:30
The Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

The first day of a three-day event generously supported by Pembroke College, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).

Day 1 - Friday 26th January 2018

Speaker(s): 
Max Weiss (Keynote lecture)
Karin Loevy
Sarah Shields
Oren Barak
Raymond Hinnebusch
Michael Marcusa
Jerome Drevon
Michael Clark
Loubna El Amine
Kevin Mazur
Yesim Bayar
Karim Khwanda
Yaacov Yadgar (Chair)
Toby Matthiesen (Chair)
Laurent Mignon (Chair)

"Chile´s political development and its relations to Latin America". A conversation with Rolando Drago Rodríguez (Ambassador of Chile)

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
12:45 to 14:15
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Rolando Drago was educated at the Universidad Técnica del Estado, the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Diplomatic Academy of Chile.
 

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Past Events

Easy Riders and Good Fellows: Rebellion, Masculinity, and the Market in Contemporary Chinese Fiction and Film

Thursday, 30 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

As a so-called 'bad boy' novelist, rally-car driver, blogger and filmmaker, Han Han has been hailed as the voice of youthful rebellion since he first shot to fame in 1999 at the age of 17.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Pamela Hunt

*CANCELLED* A conversation with Guisell Morales (Ambassador of Nicaragua) 'Challenges and successes of integral development in contemporary Nicaragua'

Thursday, 30 November, 2017 -
12:45 to 14:15
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Guisell Morales is the Ambassador of Nicaragua in the United Kingdom (since 2015) and Ireland (since 2016).  He arrived to the UK in 2012 as Chargée d’Affaires.  Previously to that, she had developed a successful career as a lawyer in the public and private sector.  For example, she was Country

Film Screening: 9 Years of Displacement

Film Screening: 9 Years of Displacement
Wednesday, 29 November, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:30
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College

This film,  Nine Years of Displacement, deals with the aftermath of Georgia-Russian War of 2008. It takes a close look at the Tserovani Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Settlement, and how people’s lives have changed since losing their homes to Russian forces.

Speaker(s): 
Mr Tornike Koplatadze

Latin American Centre Seminars: The expansion of refugee protection in Latin America: Understanding the importance of ideological paradigms for policy change

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

In recent years the UNHCR has hailed Latin America as the new avant-garde of generous refugee protection. Is there evidence for significant liberalization of refugee legislation in the region and how can it be explained?

Speaker(s): 
Luisa Feline Freier, Universidad del Pacífico (Peru)

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